Democracy Now! Monday, September 15, 2003
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Developing Nations Walk Out of WTO Meetings; Talks Collapse
Deputy PM Warns Israel May Kill Arafat
Cheney Defends Iraq Invasion; Claims Iraq-9/11 Link
U.S. Attacked After Friday’s Shooting of Iraqi Police
10,000 Rally in New Haven for Striking Yale Workers
Anti-Chavez Recall Petitions Invalidated
WTO Talks Collapse Amid Rift Between Rich and Poor Nations
A powerful alliance of poor but populous farming nations emerged as the major opposition to the U.S. and European positions and argued strongly for deeper cuts in US/EU farm protection. The collapse of the talks comes as a major blow to the WTO that many poor countries called a victory against the West.
Second Black Bodybuilder Claims Schwarzenegger Repeatedly Made Racist Comments to Him
KPFK/Pacifica interview with Robby Robinson who claims fellow bodybuilder Schwarzenegger repeatedly directed the term “nigger” at him. And we hear from San Jose Mercury News reporter who writes that while supporting anti-immigrant Proposition 187 Schwarzenegger himself violated the terms of his immigrant visa in the 1970s.
Israel Threatens to Kill Yasser Arafat ; Ex-PM Peres Blames Sharon For Destroying the Peace Process
Ali Abunimah, founder of electronicintifada.net, reviews the news of the weekend, the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords.